Andries J. Kroese

Andries J. Kroese - Professor of Vascular Surgery


About The Author _StorAndries J. Kroese - Professor of Vascular Surgery

Andries J. Kroese is a retired professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Oslo, Norway, and has more than 40 years of personal experience with stress reducing techniques. He has written successful books on AT, translated into Swedish, German and English.

He has also been trained to be an instructor of mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA. From this pioneering Clinic mindfulness based methods such as AT have spread to hundreds of new centers all over the USA.

Kroese is the director of the Scandinavian Centre for Awareness Training (SCAT) and is a lecturer and course instructor for groups of various professions such as, business professionals, psychologists, doctors, nurses, teachers, students, patients as well as top-athletes. The way he teaches AT is typical for a surgeon - logical and no-nonsense. 

 

He is the author of the following books:

- Hvordan redusere stress med Oppmerksomhetsmeditasjon (incl. CD), Aschehoug Publishing Co,  Oslo, 1999.  The later pocket publication is simply called Stress, medtasjon, yoga og avspenningsøvelser. Copies sold: 20.000.

- Minska din stress med meditasjon. Natur och Kultur, Stockholm, 2000. 

- How to reduce Stress with Awareness Training (AT), available through website: www.scat.no 

- Oppnå mer med mindre stress med oppmerksomhetstrening (OT), Hegnar Media, Oslo, 2005.  Copies sold: 22.000.

- Lydbok: Oppnå mer med mindre stress med OT. Lydbokforlag, Oslo, 2007 -

- Uppnå mer med mindre stress med Uppmærksamhetstrening.Bazar Publishing Co, Stockholm, 2006. 

- Spill bedre golf med oppmerksomhetstrening (OT). Bazar Publishing  Co, Oslo 2006. UTSOLGT. 

-  FInt å bli eldre med oppmerksomhetstrening (OT) - mindfulness. Aschehoug, Oslo, 2011.

-  Oppmerksomhetstrening, en historisk, psykologisk og praktisk innføring i mindfulness. Sammen med S. Gran og A. Lie, Gyldendal Forlag, Oslo, 2011

- Der achtsame Weg durch Stress und innere Unruhe. Ein achtsamkeitstraining. Andries Kroese & Mareike Franken. Arbor Verlag, Freiburg, 2012.

- Mindfulness på 1-2-3. Et dilemma. Hegnar Media, Oslo, 2015.